Aquascope Facts

Naked sea butterfly
Limacina retroversa

Scientific names: The Latin limacina mean snail like, while retroversus, also of Latin origin means backward curve.

Other scientific names: Spiratella retroversa.

Other English names: Shelled pteropods.

Naked sea butterfly-Sp.limacina     Other names

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